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Speak Out: Politicians don't care about the public interest

Speak Out: Politicians don't care about the public interest

The "two-ring circus," otherwise known as "Rauner versus Madigan 1," again demonstrates the folly of believing that politicians have the public interest in mind. What it does demonstrate is that we are all in big trouble. The politicians who have this state circling the drain financially continue to collect paychecks while producing nothing positive. Well, there is one certainty — a debt will always be paid. These two keep squabbling while "Rome burns." Evergreen Park What's wrong with this picture? Congress passes legislation mandating that a high-tech safety system (PTC) be installed on all rail lines in the country, but it doesn't fund...

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